November Events

November 2nd, 2015

November Events with Body Gears November is officially here and with that comes some exciting events at the Body Gears clinics! Check out the events happening below. We hope to see you there! You’re Invited to Our Open Houses! We have two open houses this month, one at our downtown clinic and one at our

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Injury-Free Approach to Raking Leaves

October 29th, 2015

Whether you are the kind of person who waits until all the leaves have fallen before picking up a rake – or you love the challenge of maintaining a leaf-free lawn, Body Gears Physical Therapy can help you have an injury-free raking season. Improperly twisting, bending, and reaching while raking can lead to soreness and

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Body Gears Participates in Global PT Day of Service

October 20th, 2015

After kicking off a week of service by volunteering at our local marathon and providing post-race care and stretching for runners from Imerman Angels, Body Gears extended their commitment by participating in Global PT Day of Service (PTDOS) on Saturday, October 17, 2015. PTDOS is a day created to unite and inspire physical therapists in an act of

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SI Joint

October 9th, 2015

Many patients at Body Gears seek physical therapy because of low back and/or sacroiliac joint (SI joint) pain. The finely tuned motion motion at the SI joint plays a crucial role in efficient walking patterns and movement at the hips during functional activities. This motion has been shown in the research literature to increase when

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Stretching For Runners

October 9th, 2015

Stretching for a marathon, or any workout for that matter, is crucial to the success and overall health of your body! Body Gears has some simple tips to make sure you are performing better and to help you prevent injury (or further injury-Marathon Runners- you know!). Stretching both BEFORE & AFTER a run will help

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Mindfulness and Pain Reduction

October 7th, 2015

Your body – it’s strong, resilient, and capable of incredible things! However, it can feel like you are battling your body when it is not functioning the way you think it should, especially when dealing with chronic pain. Pain can switch the roles of mind and body, so that the body’s pain begins to dictate

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Success Story Saturday: Neck & Shoulder Pain from Whiplash

June 10th, 2015

Diagnosis: Whiplash secondary motor vehicle accident “I performed an initial evaluation on a patient following a car accident where her primary complaint was pain on her left side of her neck which increased during neck rotation. At the end of the Initial Examination, we went over a few stretches for the neck that would help

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Another Successfully Wiggle Room Body Gears Baby Delivery

March 2nd, 2015

Special Program: Wiggle Room. Labor and Delivery Prep   We are committed to helping women achieve a natural labor by eliminating the physical factors that can prevent normal descent even if she ends up needing the stirrups.  At Body Gears Physical Therapy, we have great working relationships with a number of midwife groups in the

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